Trail Mix – New Westchester/Fairfield Trail Series

Leatherman’s Loop Founders Newsletter, Volume 5 When Caballo Blanco gave me the name “El Co-Padre” I knew that it came with expectations and responsibilities in terms of my role as a trail race facilitator. He brilliantly matched his love of trail running with the social needs of the Tarahumara People who live in and run …

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2nd Annual Caballo Blanco Tribute Run

A group of runners will meet at Lewisboro Town Park Saturday 4/20 for a 9am run. RSVP on the Facebook event page here: http://www.facebook.com/events/369061586546981/ Come and spend a morning running in the woods of Pound Ridge Reservation in Cross River, NY. Meet at first parking lot of Lewisboro Town Park in South Salem, NY. These woods …

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Caballo’s Last Run: Article From New York Times

The Monday May 21st, 2012 article is available online. However, the article was a stunning full five page spread in the Sports section of the New York Times including the entire front page. We’ve scanned it in to convey the impact of this unusual and fitting tribute to our friend Micah True. The article is very …

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Founder’s Newsletter: Reflections on the 2012 Loop

Leatherman’s Loop Founder’s Newsletter, Volume 3 The Future Looks bright I feel a need to thank each of you for your contribution to the amazing spirit that was once again present at the Loop. For a brief time, we were all Tarahumara runners enjoying the “beauty all around us.” We “ran free” and Caballo Blanco …

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Recap of the Premiere of “Leatherman’s Loop – 25 Years” Documentary Film

Thanks to Christy Cuomo and Dean Leggiero. Christy wrote the film and Dean directed and edited it. We had around 100 people turn out for the premiere at the Phelps Memorial Hospital auditorium on Sunday, April 1st. Danny Martin introduced a short video tribute to our friend Micah True (aka Caballo Blanco) who died while …

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Founder’s newsletter: The 25th Loop

Lost and found While cutting back buckthorn at about the three mile mark of the course I found this matched pair of Nike trail shoes. They had been pushed to the surface of the mud flats by the spring thaw. I stopped to consider all of the possibilities. None of them good. Those of you …

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Loop Recap 2010

Where to begin?  With the mini-monsoon that turned the mud flats into chocolate pudding?  The Leatherman waiting in the woods?  Atka the wolf who looked ready to howl but decided you all were doing pretty well on your own?  Not to mention running with Caballo Blanco and finding out the additional meaning of “Water Stop.”  …

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